filter bubble

Jun
17
Guilt by Twitter association — how Labour Left Voice blocked swathes of Twitter

Guilt by Twitter association — how Labour Left Voice blocked swathes of Twitter

One Corbynite Twitter account has been blocking great swathes of Twitter - and thus created a manual filter bubble.
3 min read
Nov
18
Partisan satire and the mechanisms of unintentional misinformation

Partisan satire and the mechanisms of unintentional misinformation

The Washington Post has detailed the vicious circle between two different political groups that is breeding unintentional misinformation - and increasing polarisation
3 min read
Nov
24
Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are

Facebook's not the filter bubble, we are

Interesting – and quite important – experiment from The Guardian – exposing the right and left in the US to Facebook newsfeeds from
1 min read
Jul
01
Can Apple Music save a middle-aged man from the music of his youth?

Can Apple Music save a middle-aged man from the music of his youth?

Apple Music arrived last night, and with it Beats 1 – a new, global music channel. And I’m not just
4 min read
May
12
The social media election that wasn't

The social media election that wasn't

Dr Bart Cammaerts of the LSE: What is clear, however, is that social media have had no or very little
1 min read